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Below are the all-time best Earn poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of earn poems written by PoetrySoup members

Hard Times
When hard times come they sit a spell,
Like kin folk come to stay
A-packin' troubles, pets an' kids
That always get ‘n your way.
It's drought an' flood,...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: earn, cowboy-western, family, funny, life,
Form: Cowboy

Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: earn, analogy, garden, growth, happiness,
Form: Light Verse
Why I am here in Poetrysoup?

I like a seed carelessly thrown 
upon dirty solid black, brown rocks,
I strive, thrived to grow 
despite big rough blocks..


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Categories: earn, poems, poetess, poetry, write,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Forgotten Soul
Forgotten Soul

I turn my head, and there she is once more
In her disheveled, worn and tattered dress,
One pew behind me near the exit door
She sits...

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Categories: earn, emotions, feelings, poverty,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: earn, age, animal, bible, inspirational,
Form: Free verse

Why are you so sad ?, Have you lost anything ??
If lost, then what ??? I think it is nothing.....
You stepped earth with your empty...

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Categories: earn, god, mythology,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Man Under Stress, A collaboration with Francis Crasto
My appreciation Francis Crasto for allowing me to collaborate with you as your 'psychiatrist' on ‘A MAN UNDER STRESS’- A great sequel to your recent...

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Categories: earn, humor, rap, stress,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Favorite Artist
Favorite Artist, 
A romantic, 
A dreamer. 
Choice for a favorite artist, 
that would be, 

I grew up in a family of seven children.
As the...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: earn, art, career,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Blessing If You Would Learn
The heart when young, so blissful and knows no sin
the mind's ego knows no bounds, its strength within

The earth, sound and steep, its fruits the...

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Categories: earn, beauty, blessing, devotion, faith,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member In the Psalm of Your Hand
I am unable to earn your Salvation Lord. 
Still you have blessed me, who is undeserving.
As a testament to your loving kindness,
my actions are my...

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Categories: earn, celebration, christian,
Form: Free verse
What goes up must come down. 
No colors can define who you are. 
You may own a cart or limousine. 
We'll still reach the end...

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Categories: earn, faith, god, imagery, life,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Generous Bard
(The Merry Adventures of Robin Good)

Sherwood's Forest legendary, leading man 
up, down, tricking eggs between branches
slender, slander, his voice is growing thinner
twisting, turning heads 50...

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Categories: earn, abuse, character, community, corruption,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member The Hardest Thing I've Ever Had To Do
The hardest thing I’ve ever had to do,
Was to say I’m through with you.

Well, of course, 
It was pretty hard when you refused to go...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: earn, lost love, me, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Excalibur
Some fun with Shakespearean Sonnet

The sword locked tight and firm within the stone
awaits a heart with strong undaunted faith,
oft tempered hard by fire the dragon's...

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Categories: earn, truth,
Form: Sonnet
Parable of the Talents
The Master left to go away,
But, being wise and just,
He first called forth three servants and
Placed Talents in their trust.

According to their proven skills
He portioned...

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© Jesse Rowe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: earn, allegory, bible, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Gift Of Time
The giving of time is a special gift…
     can never be wrapped in paper and bows.
Always delivered with love of the...

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Categories: earn, giving, time,
Form: Quatrain
A SLave's Cry
Stranded in this place
I cannot recognize
Abandoned and lonely
No one hears my cries
AS i walk through this wasteland
Of wilderness and desolation
I am consumed with anguish
I walk...

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Categories: earn, abuse, angst, black african
Form: Prose Poetry

"An ounce of hypocrisy is worth 
a pound of ambition" --Michael Korda

This everyone's want--
stretching an autonomy to unbuckle self-discovery

I got mites...

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Categories: earn, character, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Confessions of a Baby Snatcher
This is my last confession; there will be no more.

I am impercipient and slow from last night's sleeping pill,
wincing away from the harshness of day.

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Categories: earn, baby, dark, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Red Rose of the Moulin Rouge
I awaken; the darkened skies my alarm clock
I reek of whiskey, scotch and pastis
Tumbling out of bed, I reach for a cigarette
The dusk harkens as...

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Categories: earn, rose,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Battle Scars
Don’t judge that kid with her arms all scarred
Don’t brand that kid as bad
You never would have survived 
If you had the life she had

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Categories: earn, life, sad, socialwar, prayer,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Sweet Indulgences
I start my day with bubbles on my skin
and water nearly hot when I jump in!
Replying to friends' emails makes me glow.
A quickie breakfast; off...

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Categories: earn, fun, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member PoetrySoup Heroes
Second Chances 

Sometimes in life, we work so hard
     to do the best that we can do.
Spend hours perfecting what we...

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Categories: earn, hero, poetry,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Shades of Roses
All their peach faces have now bowed their heads,
Eighteen lovely roses cut from their beds.

In their wilt lies a sadness I have known
Of inferior complexities...

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Categories: earn, growth, memory, metaphor, ,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I Wanna Be Free
I wanna walk up a mountain
swim in the wide blue sea,
walk across life’s busy highway
just to taste of that which is me.

I wanna drive on...

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Categories: earn, angst, health,
Form: Rhyme